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Research & Commentary: Are Solar Subsidies Leading to a New Bubble?

August 3, 2015

Although many industries in the United States have received substantial subsidies from the federal government, few have drawn

Research & Commentary: Remote Transactions Parity Act

July 10, 2015

The newest proposal to impose online sales taxes across state borders is the Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2015 (RTPA),

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  • Research & Commentary: Continuing Affordable Care Act Problems

    July 9, 2015

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed a significant legal hurdle with the U.S. Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) June 2015 decision to allow subsidies for those enrolled in the federal exchange.

    Research & Commentary: Wisconsin Alternative Minimum Tax

    July 9, 2015

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) and state legislators are currently embroiled in a debate over the state’s budget.

    Research & Commentary: Civil Asset Forfeiture

    July 8, 2015

    Civil asset forfeiture, also known as civil judicial forfeiture, is a controversial legal process in which law enforcement agencies take personal assets from individuals or groups suspected of a cr

    Research & Commentary: Kentucky Certificate of Need Reform

    June 30, 2015

    Kentucky is one of 36 states with certificate of need (CON) laws that are intended to slow the growth of health care prices, promote consolidation of health care providers, and limit the duplicatio

    Research & Commentary: Delaware Estate Tax Repeal

    June 29, 2015

    Few taxes are more controversial than the estate tax, popularly referred to as the death tax.

    Research & Commentary: The Exelon Bailout

    June 26, 2015

    Over the past year, the Exelon Corporation, which owns ComEd, the largest provider of electricity in Illinois, has been pushing state legislators to create a "

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